SPG Architects’ renovation of a penthouse in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City features 860 square feet of terrace wrapping the apartment. The warm natural tones of the furnishings contrast nicely with the abstract neutral architectural palette. Photograph by Daniel Levin
Angular, matte black chairs by Kettal create a comfy spot to lounge on this rooftop terrace with picturesque views. Sleek, modern planters are filled with structured cycads and vibrant succulents, imbuing the space with life and color.
Upstairs, sliding glass doors open to a cool rooftop lounge. With a wall of cushioned benches and a large table to the left, this outdoor space is ideal for sunbathing, reading a book or entertaining a group of friends.
This gorgeous rooftop lounge makes a great escape from hectic city life. Trees and lush plantings in modern, square planters add life to the space without taking up much room while blue accents add a welcome burst of color.
A chaise lounge area is one of three distinct spaces on a modern rooftop terrace in the city. The penthouse's outdoor space also includes sleek, all-weather containers with drought-tolerant plants that can withstand wind and sun, and decorative elements such as patterned pillows, a striped rug and a throw.
Rich blue and coral hues enliven this rooftop lounge, making the space feel warm and inviting for guests. A modern fire pit keeps the spot cozy at night and complements the chic, contemporary furnishings.
This outdoor space rests on the roof deck of a historic Chicago building on Lake Shore Drive. The space features blue-cushioned lounge chairs, colorful planters and an outdoor bar area. Overlooking a gorgeous view, this deck is perfect for hosting parties and entertaining.